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MN-MCE 10.1 MONGOLIA MONGOLIA Agriculture / Environment 28/04/2018 11/05/2018

Greening Mongolia

Camp code: MN-MCE 10.1

Country: Mongolia

Start Date: 28 Apr 2018

End Date:

 11 May 2018

Topic:10: Environment protection

Work Types: Agriculture / Environment

Free places last update:

24 Nov 2017

International age: 18 - 99

Extra fee to be paid in the hosting country:

250.00 US Dollar

Purpose of extra costs:

• Participation fee used for : 1. Administration cost of MCE and fund for the future development 2. Investment for the project sides, local hosts 3. Running expenses of workcamps • Meals (three times in a day) and accommodation DURING the workcamp period. • Accommodations during the workcamp • Transportation for the program organized by MCE, such as voluntary service.

Required Language:

English

Spoken Language:

English

Description: Organized together with NICE (Never-ending International workCamps Exchange) and supported by Greening Asia fund since 2002. The forests problem is serious also in Mongolia. Before 1990, the forests are covered 10% of land, but 7% today. It's caused by cutting trees without any controls, forest fire and global warming. Other side it takes a long time to grow trees in Mongolia and May and middle of October is the only seasons to plant trees in Mongolia.

Type of Work: We will plant trees in Mongolian workCamps Exchange`s camp and some other places.
This is the only season in Mongolia to plant trees. There are increasing activities by some organizations to plant trees but it takes a hundred or more years to be grown, so we should also join this movement by global power! Part of Greening Asia

Study Theme: Any good experiences for tree planting and the future plan of international workcamps in Mongolia and Greening Asia. Bring some info.

Accommodation: GER (Mongolian traditaional tent) or house. Very warm sleeping bag! CV? Shower is available for all the time

Requirements: To like planting work and simple nomadic life. Mongolian speakers are welcome!

Approximate Location: Ulaanbaatar. One third of population in the country (3 millions) live in this capital city. The temperature will be about 10-20 C, But be careful sometimes weather will be changed
lot. Sunny, sometimes rainy and windy. Buhug river is located 45 km far from Ulaanbaatar.

Notes: The additional fee of 250 USD (or equivalent amount of MNT or Euro by current rate of Mongolian bank) should be paid on your arrival directly.